Xbox Newsbeat: May 26 – May 30

“So baby close your eyes to the lullabies , on the Newsbeat tonight!” Welcome ladies and gentlemen to this week’s Xbox Newsbeat, your one stop all access backstage pass to everything exciting happening over at Microsoft HQ. This is the last Newsbeat for the month of May and to cap off a month that has been a little light, we are giving you an insane dose of news with five great h...

Xbox One to be released in Japan on September 4th

While the majority of Microsoft‘s userbase has already had access to the Xbox One for seven months now, in places like Japan the console is still not available for purchase. Considering the Xbox brand is generally a weak seller in that country, it is no surprise that Microsoft has taken their time to prepare for the consoles launch. Recently Microsoft announced that the Xbox One will be rele...

Xbox Newsbeat: May 5 – May 9

“Don’t believe it all, find out for yourself, check before you spread, the News(Beat) of the world!” It’s that time again folks! Park your butts in your seats, and get ready for this week’s Xbox Newsbeat! Newsbeat is your one stop shop for all the amazing news that Microsoft HQ churn out. Seriously, it is like those guys are game-making machines or something! This wee...

Xbox Newsbeat – April 5 – April 11

It’s a big bad world but I ain’t ashamed to like the lights in my hand, and the Newsbeat in my face! Brace yourselves everyone, because it is time for another, shall I say amazing installment of Xbox Newsbeat! If you are new to the game, Xbox Newsbeat is your one stop shop for all the news that’s fit to print from the rockers at Microsoft HQ. This week we have 5 little Xbox One n...

Xbox Newsbeat: March 31 – April 4

Just (News)beat It, (News)beat it, no-one wants to be defeated! That’s right ladies and gentlemen, it is time for that special part of the week where we tell you all the latest, the greatest and biggest news coming from Microsoft HQ. You know it, you love it, it is this week’s Xbox Newsbeat! This week we have five sexy news snippets, four of them related to the Xbox One with the last o...

Forza Motorsport 5 Getting Free Honda Legends DLC

Forza Motorsport 5 announced back in November that they would be getting regular DLC it mentioned some of the DLC cars that fans of the series would be able to look forward too, but a new DLC just announced will be coming completely free of charge. Honda and Forza have teamed up again this year to provide players will a three car pack that won’t cost a thing. The three cars player will be ab...

Forza Motorsport 5’s ‘Smoking Tire Car Pack’ Coming February 5

A collection of 10 new vehicles will become available to Forza Motorsport 5 players on February 5 via ‘The Smoking Tire Car Pack’. Car enthusiasts may be familiar with the website The Smoking Tire – established in 2009, it has since developed into what many would consider the future of independent automotive journalism and humor, featuring viral films, one of the most popular pod...

Australian Xbox One Launch Celebrations at a Green-Lit Luna Park

We’ve officially ‘jumped ahead’ to the next-generation here in Australia with the launch of the Xbox One mere hours ago, and only second in the world behind New Zealand (must…resist…Kiwi joke…). To celebrate, Xbox Australia lit up the Sydney skyline, awash in Xbox green. Luna Park was bathed in the hue as the party commenced at the Crystal Ballroom within. Among...

Xbox One New Trailer and Commercials for Release Next Week

With the Xbox One set to release next week on Friday, Microsoft is putting out more commercials and trailers to show off some more of what the console has to offer. While these new videos don’t really offer anything new, they are much shorter and too the point. The first commercial Microsoft released features ex-NFL players Brian Urlacher and Ray Lewis having just upgraded to the Xbox One an...

See the Xbox One in Action in 12 Minute All-in-One Demo

Xbox One comes out in two weeks and so Microsoft has put out a nice and long walkthrough of how the new home will work on the upcoming console. With Marc Whitten and Yusuf Mehdi both sitting in to show off what the console can do, they demonstrate quite a number of features players can expect on day one. From signing in on the Xbox One being as easy as looking at the Kinect. As well as being fully...

Forza Motorsport 5 to Have Regular DLC

The Forza Motorsport franchise from Turn 10 Studios has always done a lot right by its fans, and one thing it has managed to do exceedingly well is provide a tonne of support after release, usually in the form of more cars for players to race around in. The Microsoft and Xbox One exclusive Forza Motorsport 5 will be no exception to this rule, and will be providing an unprecedented amount of post-l...

‘Forza Motorsport 5 x Audi’ ViDoc Shows Drive for Innovation in Realism

Xbox has released the ‘Forza Motorsport 5 x Audi’ video mini-documentary – which can be viewed embedded at the bottom of this article – spotlighting the Le Mans Circuit de la Sarthe in France and Audi’s reigning FIA World Endurance Championship racing team in the process. Development team members from Turn 10 Studios visited the ’24 Hours of Le Mans’ race at the...

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